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WaterHub Reclaims Wastewater for Reuse at Emory University

May 28, 2015

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Emory University (Atlanta) has opened the doors to the WaterHub™, an ecological treatment facility that reclaims campus wastewater for nonpotable reuse. Photo courtesy of David Fisher, Emory University.

As sustainable water management increasingly becomes important for the metro-Atlanta region, Emory University  (Atlanta) is stepping up as a technological pioneer and community leader in that city. University embodies sustainability The region struggles with drought, legal disputes over water supply, and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency consent decrees on water quality. So the university opened the […]

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Modeling Experts Contribute To IWA/WEF Seminar

September 23, 2014

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Ingmar Nopens, chair of the seminar’s Scientific Committee, and Marina Arnaldos Orts, member of the seminar’s Young Water Professional Committee, helped organize the International Water Association (IWA; London)/Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Wastewater Treatment Modeling Seminar 2014. Ingmar Nopens Ingmar Nopens is an Associate Professor at Ghent (Belgium) University, where he leads the BIOMATH […]

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WEF Releases Water and Wastewater Calculations Manual

September 18, 2014

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Water and Wastewater Calculations Manual

The Water Environment Federation (Alexandria, Va.) recently released Water and Wastewater Calculations Manual, Third Edition, which provides basic principles, best practices, and detailed calculations for surface water, groundwater, drinking water treatment, and wastewater engineering. The solutions presented in this manual of practice (MOP) are based on practical field data and current federal and state rules […]

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WEF and U.S. EPA Tour Innovations at University of South Florida

May 23, 2013

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From left, Daniel Yeh, USF associate professor of civil and environmental engineering presents information about his team’s NEWgeneratorTM, which converts wastewater into nutrients, clean water, and energy; and work to integrate wastewater treatment and algae biofuel production through the Isolated Cultivation of Algal Resources Utilizing Sewage process, to Stoner and Eger. Photo courtesy of Blodgett.

On March 27, Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) leaders joined U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) leaders to attend the Water innovation Tour at the University of South Florida (USF; Tampa). Jeff Eger, WEF executive director; Matt Ries, WEF chief technical officer; Nancy Stoner, EPA Office of Water assistant administrator; and Jeffery Lape, EPA Office […]

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London Strives To Make Olympics Sustainable Through Water-Reuse System

July 26, 2012


The Old Ford Water Recycling Plant will provide recycled water for nonpotable use during the 2012 Olympic Games. Photo courtesy of London 2012. Click for larger image.

The 2012 Olympic Games are scheduled to begin officially with the opening ceremony on July 27. But while all eyes will be on the sporting events, a nonpotable-water-reuse system will be an unsung hero of this year’s games. The Olympic Park in London is ready to welcome nearly 250,000 international visitors each day during the […]

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